What does salvation mean?

Definitions for salvation
sælˈveɪ ʃənsal·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemption, salvationnoun

    (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

  2. salvationnoun

    a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness

    "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"

  3. salvationnoun

    the state of being saved or preserved from harm

  4. salvationnoun

    saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation

    "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"

Wiktionary

  1. salvationnoun

    the process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell)

  2. salvationnoun

    The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Salvationnoun

    Preservation from eternal death; reception to the happiness of heaven.

    Etymology: from salvo, Latin.

    As life and death, mercy and wrath, are matters of meer understanding or knowledge, all mens salvation, and all mens endless perdition, are things so opposite, that whosoever doth affirm the one must necessarily deny the other. Richard Hooker.

    Him the most High,
    Wrap’d in a balmy cloud with winged steeds,
    Did, as thou saw’st, receive; to walk with God
    High in salvation, and the climes of bliss,
    Exempt from death. John Milton, Parad. Lost, b. xi.

Wikipedia

  1. Salvation

    Salvation is a song by the American punk rock band Rancid. It was released as the second single from its second studio album, Let's Go. Along with "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho", "Salvation" is considered to be one of Rancid's breakthrough songs, as it received airplay from modern rock radio stations, it was also the band's first single to reach any Billboard singles charts.

ChatGPT

  1. salvation

    Salvation refers to the act of being saved or rescued from harm, danger, or suffering. It commonly carries a religious connotation and is often associated with the belief in the deliverance of a person's soul from sin or the attainment of eternal life through a higher power, such as God. Salvation can also refer to the process of achieving spiritual enlightenment or liberation, depending on specific religious or philosophical beliefs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salvationnoun

    the act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity

  2. Salvationnoun

    the redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness

  3. Salvationnoun

    saving power; that which saves

  4. Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

Wikidata

  1. Salvation

    Salvation is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation. In religion, salvation is stated as the saving of the soul from sin and its consequences. The academic study of salvation is called soteriology. It concerns itself with the comparative study of how different religious traditions conceive salvation and how they believe it is obtained. "Salvation" distinguishes a notion common to men and women of a wide range of cultural traditions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Salvation

    sal-vā′shun, n. act of saving: means of preservation from any serious evil: (theol.) the saving of man from the power and penalty of sin, the conferring of eternal happiness: (B.) deliverance from enemies.—v.t. to heal, to cure: to remedy: to redeem: to gloss over.—ns. Salvā′tionism; Salvā′tionist.—Salvation Army, an organisation for the revival of evangelical religion amongst the masses, founded by William Booth about 1865, reorganised on the model of a military force in 1878; Salvation Sally, a girl belonging to the Salvation Army.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. salvation

    Redemption from a belief in miracles.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'salvation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4617

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'salvation' in Nouns Frequency: #2807

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of salvation in a Sentence

  1. Václav Havel:

    The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.

  2. Mario Silva:

    I saw Guaido as a salvation for the country, but he, like Chavez, disappointed me.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    We seek salvation through religion. But more often than not, religion fills our head with hatred and empties our heart of love.

  4. Saint Cyprian:

    There is no salvation outside the church.

  5. Hermann Hesse:

    You know quite well, deep within you, that there is only a single magic, a single power, a single salvation...and that is called loving. Well, then, love your suffering. Do not resist it, do not flee from it. It is your aversion that hurts, nothing else.

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